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  • The Great Lakes Of Lake Michigan Watershed

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    The Great Lakes are the largest surface freshwater system on Earth, with a basin that is home to around 30 million people (USEPA, 2015). Lake Michigan is the only one of the Great Lakes that lies entirely within the United States, with a maximum length of 307 miles and maximum width of 118 miles. The Lake Michigan shoreline, composed mainly of sand and pebble beaches, stretches 1,640 miles along the coasts of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin, as well as some islands (NOAA, 2015a). The

  • Lake Michigan

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    My inspirational adventure started when I crossed ten hundred miles to visit Lake Michigan, near Chicago. During the ride thither, I looked out of the car window, staring at the traffic jam: the buzzing and the beeping of cars on the cold, hard cement. My journey carried on for hours on end, all of which I spent my time staring at the strident man, who sat on his crimson-colored car, next to me. On his head, a plantation of firs bristled as he spoke vile language to the car in front of him, waving

  • My Memories Of Lake Michigan

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    Lake Michigan Memories My childhood trips to Lake Michigan form a major part of my identity as a Michigander. Lake Michigan is a system of five, fresh water lakes named the great lakes. Four out of the five great lakes surround the state of Michigan; as a result most Michiganders travel to a nearby Great Lake in the summer. My Grandmother purchased a trailer by the Lakeshore and allowed her eight children to spend a week every summer on the Lakeshore. Thus like other Michiganders, my family heads

  • Narrative Essay On Lake Michigan

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    My childhood trips to Lake Michigan form part of my identity as a Michigander. Lake Michigan is a system of five, fresh water lakes dubbed the great lakes. Four out of the five great Lakes surround the state of Michigan; as a result most Michiganders travel a nearby Great Lake in the summer. Like other Michiganders, my family heads to Lake Michigan every summer to spend time on Lake Michigan. My Grandmother purchased a trailer by the Lakeshore and allowed her eight children to spend a week of summer

  • Chicago: The City That Taught Me How to Love

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    foreign culture and familiar tragedy. Skyscrapers towered over slums like silent lords looking down on the peasants, lake shores sparkled and green canopies waved in the breeze. A city built from the bricks that were carried on the backs of the bones that the buildings now lie on top of. Welcome to Chicago, Illinois. I fell in love on the bank of the south-western tip of Lake Michigan, cradled by water-breaks on either side of me, in love with the city and with the person that persuaded me to go

  • Camping Experience Essay

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    Camping near Lake Michigan is a wonderful experience. The lake has sparkling blue water and gorgeous sandy beaches. Every summer I go camping with my family. The campground is right on Lake Michigan. There are bikes, kayaks, volleyball nets, and huge fire pits. One day Lake Michigan felt decently warm. Not like usual temperature when I can only stand to be in the water for 10 minutes, and then I start to freeze. I invited my parents to go down to the beach with me. It was a surprisingly calm day

  • Descriptive Writing

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    Camping near Lake Michigan is one of the best experiences in my life. The lake has sparkling blue water and gorgeous sandy beaches. Every summer I go camping with my family. The campground is right on Lake Michigan. There are bikes, kayaks, volleyball nets, and huge fire pits. There is always an adventure around the corner. One day Lake Michigan felt decently warm. Not like the usual temperature when I can only stand to be in the water for 10 minutes, and then I start to freeze. I invited my parents

  • Past And Present Experience In Eb White's Once More To The Lake

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    “Once more to the Lake” is a short essay written by E.B. White in first-person. White tries to form a relationship between his past and present experiences. It begins with a father and son who travel to a place White’s family visited every August, a great lake for camping and fishing. E.B. White is full of excitement as the lake symbolizes his childhood and the best memories in his life. Going fishing again on this lake, he wants to return his childhood or to return his childhood memories. He later

  • Two Rivers

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    a small town known as Two Rivers. Two rivers is located on the coast of Lake Michigan. Two Rivers is surrounded on three sides by the majestic Lake Michigan. Not far from Two Rivers is its sister city Manitowoc. French Canadians as well as the Chippewa Indians founded two Rivers. The Chippewa Indians called the area Neshotah that means “a junction of 2 rivers”, since the twin rivers join together before entering Lake Michigan. The Chippewa Indians also named the twin rivers. The West River is known

  • The Reversal of the Chicago River: Saving a City

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    Mississippi River through the Des Plaines River and linked in the other direction to Lake Michigan and the rest of the Great Lakes. At intervals, a fountain sprays over the river, creating a picturesque scene for tourists. At Navy Pier and areas on the river’s banks, boat tours are offered of the river and history lessons given by some of the boat operators. On particular tours, you are taken out on Lake Michigan and given a chance to enjoy the view of the city. It is a sight like no other and the

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